What a powerhouse today’s readings are! In one fell swoop, we are reminded that we are called, our call is love and that we will often be rejected. But, we aren’t called to feel successful—we are called to do what God asks of us.
The prophet Jeremiah grew up believing that he was meant to be a priest. God called him in his youth to go to his enemies and share God’s Word with them. God knew it would be a tough job, but promised to stay with Jeremiah the whole time.